Photographer. Andrew Hosford
Picture taken: November 10, 2022, Ebey’s Touchdown, Coupeville
Description of the photographer: “I often drive proper by this discipline to attempt to discover an owl a number of instances per week. On this present day, I noticed the heads of Little Canada Geese and Molars protruding simply above the minimize crop and so they all began leaping as I drove by. As an alternative of continuous, I questioned if I might seize the soar with the Olympics within the background. To do that, I sneaked over to a neighboring discipline and waited till one other automotive got here by for all of them to take off. The timing labored out properly.”
Criticism. “This picture has the whole lot. ornament motion; composition; and, in the event you look carefully, comedy. A few of our feathered pals are downright hilarious of their frozen poses. Your instincts paid off, as did your technique. The Olympics present an exquisite and steady backdrop to the chaos earlier than us. The image can also be technically sound, with glorious particulars and colours. Thanks for submitting.”
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